Beware of Toner Phoners

The Who & Why - Smooth talking telemarketers claiming to be your ‘copier service provider’.  Some will even say they are with Excel Business Systems.  They usually obtain this information by calling before-hand wanting you to participate in a survey.  Their objective is to sell overpriced toner in large quantities. 

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Mobile Printing for iPad & iPhone


Canon just launched a free app that allows users to print from their iPad and iPhones to compatible imageRUNNER and imageCLASS devices.  This is available through Apple's App Store under search term "Canon Mobile Printing".

The Next-Generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE

The award-winning imageRUNNER ADVANCE line just got better - Canon released the C5200 Series!  The new features create a powerful machine that is customizable, people-centric, smart and seamless for today's busy office environment.  Some of the anticipated upgrades include:

The Real Cost of Printing

Take a look around your office - how many pieces of office equipment do you see?  Printers, copiers, fax machines and scanners.  Up until a few years ago, the only option for reliable, high-quality office equipment was to have them all separated by function.  With the advances in technology you can now get high-quality performance from one multi-function machine – the MFP.

Fred Meyer Stores Install Canon Large Format Printers

Canon recently announced that over 130 Canon imagePROGRAF iPF6300 large format printers are now up and running in the Digital Photo Centers of Fred Meyer stores across the Northwest.  These printers will allow consumers the ability to print high-quality, poster-sized prints and collages.

Scanners vs. MFP Scanning

"Why can't I just use the scanning feature on my MFP?"  This is a common question businesses have when the subject of stand-alone scanners comes up.  Why purchase another piece of equipment when you already have something that does the job?  There are numerous benefits to stand-alone scanners, but it really comes down to how much scanning a business does.  If you find yourself only doing two- and three-page scans a few times

Canon #1 Again

For yet another year Canon holds the #1 Position Overall in the Copier Industry.  There are many factors that contribute to Canon's continued high market rating:

The Long Awaited Machine....

We've been patiently waiting for Canon to release a high speed, small footprint MFP and that day is finally here!  Canon just announced that the imageRUNNER 1700 Series is tentatively scheduled to be available mid- to late-October.  Built off of the award-winning imageRUNNER 1023/1025 Series body, this small machine is a workhorse.  Models are available at up to 52 ppm (that's pages per minute) th

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